January 15, 2014 Edition

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WWP hunt helps
to heal, change lives

Wounded Warriors from Arkansas, Mississippi and Oklahoma attended the Wounded Warrior Project Duck Hunt and Banquet held this past weekend and headquartered at Black River Technical College in Pocahontas. John Phillips of Walnut Ridge is event coordinator for the Northeast Arkansas affiliate of the Wounded Warrior Project, which hosted the event.

John explained why he is involved with the group. "They come in here shell-shocked and beat up from war," he said. "We just treat them like one of the guys, and they appreciate that." The veterans come to the duck hunt with a variety of disabilities. They just need a little help and move a bit slower, he explained. continued...

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